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is talking to the ceos of immunogen and seattle genetics, just ahead. and later, reenergized. pipelines, they're america's energy toll road and can provide investors with a secure source of dividends, but his investment in north dakota's oil rich bakken shale continues, cramer's looking for companies that are ready to expand. don't miss the ceo of enbridge energy. all coming up on "mad money." >>> moments like this when everybody is terrified that our economy could slide back into a government induced recession next year, i got to start looking at high quality companies that are immunized against this slowing economy. for example biotech companies that can thrive even during a recession, because that's the type of thing you don't cut back on, no matter what. this week we caught one of those medical conferences that will tell you which ones have the most upside. it's the american academy of pharmaceutical companies. i'm highlighting not one but two small cap biotechs. let's start with immunogen. it develops next generation cancer drugs that allow chemotherapy agents to directly target a tumor.
in seattle, but that will be about it. the really nasty stuff is gone. i mean, these temperatures are just ridiculous. for this time of morning, it is 64 in kansas city. that's usually like a morning low in july. i mean, it's just so warm. and because it's so warm, and it's also very moist, there's a lot of foggy problems out there this morning. areas of dense fog, the great lakes, through mississippi and alabama, especially down along the coast, all coastal areas here from south carolina up to wilmington and even san antonio. some of the worst fog is definitely in the lower portion of the great lakes. visibilities are extremely poor from milwaukee to chicago to cleveland. visibility a quarter mile or less now. expect major airport delays around chicago o'hare and also cleveland early today. just enjoy this warm weather. it will last probably about two or three more days. but even then, veronica, it doesn't look like a big real cold snap, just maybe returning back to normal. >> i'm liking it. >> yes. you like it. the ski resorts are bapging their heads, though. >> thanks, bill. >>> a numbe
to the rescue >> reporter: on the opening night of the performance, seattle's fifth avenue theater crowded with adults. >> i have loved this movie for eons, decades. >> before the curtain opened it said "a christmas story" and it is the same music. boy, this has come a long way since i was 12 years old. >> reporter: without "a christmas story" the world may never know the joys of a leg lamp and kids might be sticking their tongues to flag poles. >> thanks, neal. next up for us we take a bite out of a british tradition that sounds absolutely disgusting. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seafood is delicious. we're having such a great year on the gulf, we've decided to put aside our rivalry. now is the perfect time to visit anyone of our states. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride, go fishing or just lay
to seattle. >> it is extremely cold in the middle of the nation. dallas is 38 degrees instead of the usual 55. minneapolis doesn't even get out of the teens. in the meantime, honolulu and miami, you're in the 80s. but there could be rain in both of those cities. chicago, detroit and indianapolis are in the 30s. >>> to our other top story this morning. president obama is cutting his vacation short and heading back to the white house. >> he's hoping to make a last-ditch compromise with lawmakers to try to avoid that fiscal cliff. reena ninan is traveling with the president. she joins us from honolulu, hawaii. reena, has there been any movement to reach a compromise here? >> reporter: it doesn't seem like the president has reached out to either side over the christmas break. no movement moving forward on the fiscal cliff talks. the focus will shift to the senate. they have to try to craft something together that will pass the house and the senate. the burden is now on them to try to strike some sort of a deal. that's because on friday before congress left for christmas, the house was unable to g
, partly sunny, 54. st. louis, cloudy, 38, denver, mostly cloudy, 33, seattle, mostly cloudy, 44 degrees. >>> here's another look at this morning's top stories. general norman swargts schwarzkopf died at his home yesterday in tampa, florida. he drove iraqi forces out of kuwait. he died from complications related to pneumonia. he was 78 years old. >>> and president obama meets with congressional leaders this afternoon at the white house to try to cut a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. in just four days across-the-board spending cuts take effect. >>> if president obama and congress fails to reach an agreement the price of milk could lead sharply. perhaps $6 per gallon. at issue is the farm bill and how much the federal government pays farmers. john blackstone reports. >> who wants milk? >> me. >> me. >> me. >> reporter: with four children the rasmussen family in california drinks about five gallons a week on milk. if congress doesn't pass the bill, i would cost him $106. that has dad sean rasmussen worried. >> they have to have their milk. we might have to cut elsewhere. >> report
and baltimore will warm up to the mid-40s. sacramento, portland and seattle are in the 40s, as well. >>> and shoppers in seoul, south korea, they got a christmas eve surprise. ♪ >> that's a flash mob singing carols in a mall. but it started with that solo saxophone player, as you just heard. and then, it spread through social media and mobile devices because that's what happens on social media. and everyone seems to get into the holiday spirit. >>> we hope that you are having a wonderful christmas. that is the news for us for now. we're going to have more in just a half hour. back over to you. >> thank you. >>> it is a christmas tradition here at "good morning america," to bring the other group of spiritual leaders to talk about the role of faith in our lives. joining us, the arch bishop of baltimore, also, miles macpherson, former san diego charger and l.a. rams draftee. also the head pastor and founder of the rock church. good morning to you all. so much to speak about, especially right now, in this country. and the role that faith plays. and how we rely on it, i think, in times
to a season of sales. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> thank you, neal. >>> now, to a major privacy snafu for the first family of facebook, right after the social network rolled out its new privacy settings. take a look. a personal photo of the zuckerbergs accidentally going public. and then, going viral. abc's linsey davis is here with that. apparently, even the first family, a little unclear on the -- >> a little confusion. don't worry. i actually -- your pictures will be safe with me. i understand the privacy settings, josh. don't worry about it. randi zuckerberg, on the other hand, she thought she was sharing this private family moment with only friends. but that picture ended up in the hands of a marketing director, of all people, who tweeted it out to 40,000 followers. >> $1 million, that's not cool. >> reporter: that litmus test of cool, shared with mark zuckerberg in "the social network" is being amended by the zuckerberg family. after the facebook ceo's sister, randi, posted this photo, and was shared across the internet on twitter. she scolded
. after two days of rain aing sogy hill just outside seattle turns into a dramatic mud shrine, cascading through a freight train, sending it right off the track. and near san francisco, the rain caused this sink hole to open up. and the snow, from oregon to lake tahoe, the northwest is covered in white. this reporter showed us just how bad the roads were. >> here is what we are dealing with. really wet snow and making the kids late for school and making it tough for people to get the holiday shopping done on time. >> reporter: that storm tonight is on the move. blizzard warnings in eastern kansas and a snake of watches and warns from denver to eastern michigan. the result, up to a foot of snow and wind from the rockies to eastern iowa. starting tomorrow and make it to wisconsin by friday. >> okay, ginger is here now. take us through, what travellers should watch for. >> tonight, it's denver. tonight and early tomorrow, and northeast colorado. then we go for the wednesday nebraska and north carolina area. and even northern illinois, just touching of the suburbs of chicago, thursday and fr
with the cardinals. however, could they regained some of that momentum after the ball ofat seattle the blowof loss at seattle? >> with a running start towards the court championship. >> the niners are also dealing with a slew of injuries - both tight end vernon davis and justin smith held out of practice today - davis with the concussion and smith with the elbow injury of course wide receiver mario manningham tore his a-c-l sunday on this play - and won't be back until next season at the earliest we should get a look at a j janekins... the he will be the backup to grandma's and michael crabtre and randy moss and michael crabtree. >> i am just not looking at it i just want to of a great game. it >> he is a good receiver. he has great quickness and want to get the ball in his hands. >> i just want to go out there and play football. do the best that i can. if the niners beat arizona and the packers lose in minnesota the 49ers will earn the number two seed and a first round bye the raiders meanwhile. have yet to announce who their starting quarterback will be. pryor? or matt liner that saw the fiels a
in the way of rainfall across seattle and portland it has stopped for today in the san francisco area. some of the rainfall yesterday fell in the form of snow, snow levels at about 5,000 feet. i suppose it could have been worse. elsewhere, looking at a foggy travel across the lower great lakes. we'll talk more about that in the next half hour. guys, back up to you. >> rob marciano, thank you. >>> as each day ticks by, the nation edges closer to going over the fiscal cliff. democrats and republicans cannot agree how to raise revenue and cut spending. on january 1st, as many of you know, taxes go up and doeep spending cuts take effect. the sunday talk shows reflect how far apart they are what we will not do is extend those tax cut force the wealthiest americans. there's no possibility that we will find a way to get our fiscal house in order without those tax rates going back up. >> nobody wants to go over the cliff. that's why the day after the election i tried to speed this process up by making a concession to put revenues on the table. it's unfortunate that the white house has spent three w
to seattle, mountain snow. flurries in the dakotas. heavy rain from tallahassee. severe storms in south florida. >> upper 70s in miami. 50s in colorado springs and 15 in fargo. when our time is up, we want to rest in peace one day. but who said anything about resting quietly? >> that's going to bring us to our favorite story of the day. a swedish company is selling hi-fi coffins for $30,000. the sound system is designed to pipe non-stop music six feet under. surviving friends and family can update your play list at any time. i think they're going to sabotage this. >> i love this story. the coffin comes with delux speakers and a screen displaying which song is playing at the time. i love that story. people like to enjoy their music, why not for eternity? not bad. >> they're probably going to be pipe in some songs that should be playing in hell, though. >>> new questions about reality tv and whether one popular show is actually rigged. >> shock and awe. >>> today's magic number for brides and grooms. they want to get married today on 12-12-12. you're watching "world news now." 3q lysol be
children. >> i'm corporal brett bass. i'm from seattle, washington. i want to say merry christmas, to my parents and my friends. and good morning, america. >> i'm from puerto rico and florida. i want to say merry christmas to my family in puerto rico. to my wife, my daughter. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] nothing gets you going quite like the power of quaker oats. today is going to be epic. quaker up. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8. or...try kids boxes! could've had a v8. he i
the dakotas to des moines and snowy in the northern rockies and cascades. showers from seattle to portland. >> when it comes to temperatures, 30s in boise and salt lake city. only in the teens from billings to minneapolis. omaha, 22. chicago, you're 30. and mostly 40s in the northeast. >>> now to our other major story. former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care after another health setback. a spokesperson says doctors have not been able to lower mr. bush's high fever, so he's been restricted to a liquid diet. the 41st president is said to be alert and speaking with medical staff, conversing very well. mr. bush, who is 88 years old, has been in the hospital since late last month. >>> and former south african president nelson mandela is out of the hospital. government leaders say that the anti-apartheid icon has been released after spending more than two weeks in the hospital. he was suffering from a lung infection and other ailments there. the 94-year-old will receive more medical care at his johannesburg home. >> many are celebrating that move that he's going home, but you know
, for instance, around seattle, and let the american government and let the american people see does it cause a serious problem or not. all drugs would decriminalized in portugal about ten years ago and the use of drugs has gone down dramatically. >> senate majority leader harry reid floated a rumor yesterday that speaker boehner was having a little trouble controlling members paul ryan, eric cantor and kevin mccarthy. republicans found it so outrageous, it spawned a twitter revolt with the hash tag, harry reid rumors. one of our favorites? jammie foxx to be named secretary of state. sorry, susan. hash tag harry reid rumors. >>> actress and activist ashley judd is polling four points behind senator mitch mcconnell in a hypothetical matchup. mcconnell's approval ratings are the worst of any senator nationally. the poll found judd to be the top choice as a challenger. >>> and the first grandchild for former president bush and first lady laura. they called in to congratulate their daughter. >> fired up. looking forward to it. i'm excited for jenna and henry. i can barely contain the news when i
are made? >> reporter: komo 4 in seattle. >> abc's great made in america christmas challenge. komo 4 is joining "world news." >> reporter: they've been on the hunt, too. this store, nube green. >> these are elf booties. >> reporter: where it's not just the booties, just about everything, made in america. wzzm. >> as part of our great michigan christmas. >> reporter: and in south bend, indiana, wbnd finding a pen maker. and with their help, he's now selling his made in america pens to the world. >> going to china and japan instead of the other way around. >> reporter: and it turns out this made in america conversation has taken off elsewhere, too. so many americans going on twitter, and for the first time, a tally. since we started this journey, 946,565 tweets with those three words, made in america. "world news" viewers, a huge part of that. like samantha. just tweeted me, "did a little christmas shopping today for some friends, and the best part? all of it was #madeinamerica." and she sent me the picture to prove it. and who noticed this conversation? one of the founders of twitter.
. washington, 55 degrees. partly sunny in st. louis, 54. part showers denver, 44, and seattle, 43 degrees. >>> top stories now on a friday morning. president obama and speaker john boehner met last night at the white house to discuss the fiscal cliff. it was their second meeting in five days. the discussion was described as frank, but no progress was reported. >>> and u.n. ambassador susan rice says she withdrew as a candidate for secretary of state because it was the best thing for the country. rice has been under heavy criticism before republicans for an official explanation for the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> a new study in the medical journey suggests that obesity is killing three times as many people around the world as malnutrition. in missouri one high school looked at the problem of overweight kids and is doing something about it. seth doan reports. >> hi, brandy, how are you? >> reporter: spend a minute in the nurse's office at truman high school in independence, missouri, and you'll immediately notice something troubling. what problems are you seeing? >> we see ty
news, seattle. >> a towering figure. >>> and now, to the extraordinary national outpouring on this christmas eve directed at newtown, connecticut, site, of course, of the tragedy at sandy hook. the overwhelming response summed up by one local who said, quote, there were nine minutes of evil and an infinity of goodness after that. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: a town in need of christmas cheer got it from across the country. in sparta, wisconsin, we saw these 26 snow angels, each for the innocent lives lost in newtown, each with a name and an age. from kalamazoo, michigan, 700 bracelets from a local business and from students, headed to newtown. flower seeds inside each of those smiley faces for the community to wear and plant. and for the newtown police department? officers around connecticut banding together, volunteering to work on christmas day so every newtown officer can have the day off with their family. and at their town hall, mountains of donated toys from all corners of the country, even hurricane sandy victims sending comfort and kindness from what litt
, periods of sun, 34. seattle, cloudy with some rain. 45 degrees. >>> here's another look at the morning's top stories. christmas day storms killed at least three people. tornadoes touched down in the south. blizzard conditions in the midwest. more damaging storms are expected to stretch from texas to new england today. >>> only six days until the fiscal cliff. president obama is expected to cut short his vacation today and head back to washington to meet with republicans. >>> farmers worry about drought, insects, and disease. right now some say the biggest threat to their livelihood is congress. the fight in d.c. over the fiscal cliff is leaving the future uncertain for one law, and farmers depend on that law. >> reporter: eagle lake, texas, depends on rice. it's been grown here since the 1800s. drought is usually the biggest threat, but the nervous talk in the drugstore now is about congress. >> without the farm bill, it really makes it uncertain for what you should do next year. >> reporter: steve is a pharmacist here and a rice farmer. >> people are nervous. >> very nervous. >> what
stores. neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> so brandi, you told us yesterday you were going shopping today to get some stuff on your way back to l.a. did you get anything? >> you know what? oh, look at that. i didn't find anything. this is why. the stores were a lot less crowded. same sales as on christmas weekend. same sales. it was a waste of time. it was nothing discounted even more. so lesson learned. you don't have to do it next year. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." >>> this morning on "world news now" -- travel trouble. a powerful winter storm barrels into the northeast, snarling roads and flights. >> this is the same deadly storm that cut a path of destruction and spawned tornadoes. and it ain't over yet. it's thursday, december 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm brandi hitt. paula faris is on assignment this morning. and we are up bright and early with you, if you're not able to sleep right now. >> and i'm muhammad lila in for rob nelson. i am so happy to be here. happy to be inside and away from all this weather we
seattle and that is a storm, believe it or not we have to watch here going into the weekend. we do know an area of low pressure will form off of hatteras. the question is does it come up the coast or does it stay offshore? i'm leaning at towards maybe a snow event over the weekend. stay tuned to channel 2, we'll fine tune the forecast closer to the weekend. 40 is your guarantee today. heavy rain, wintery mix to the north. again, a raging snowstorm over western maryland. thursday morning maybe a shot shower, otherwise drying out, we're at 43 degrees. then it's a blend of sunshine and clouds on friday. 42 degrees. watch what happens as we go into the weekend. on saturday that storm will start to mature and it will start to move towards the north. do i think we see some snows starting to move into the area and it certainly will be cold enough to snow if we get that track closer to the coast. 40 on sunday and into the 40s as we go into monday and tuesday. we'll talk more about weather inside "good morning america." we're going to send it on to lauren with a check on traffic. hello, lauren.
at the rest of today's weather. rain from seattle to portland. light showers in the cascades, northern rockies and dakotas. rain in south texas. >>> and finally this morning, a celebration of the season. >> kwanzaa festivities are taking place throughout the country. and here's karen jordan in chicago. ♪ >> reporter: drums signal the start of kwanzaa, a week-long celebration of african heritage and culture among african-americans. this is the 18th year that malcolm x college is hosting a kwanzaa observance. and organizers say it gets larger every year. >> it's about families coming together so they can be with each other and share and talk about where we've come from, where we are now and where we must go as a people. >> reporter: kwanzaa is based on seven principles. and each day is dedicated to one of those principles. families seem to be taking it to heart. different generations celebrating together. steven flowers brought his niece and nephew. >> i think it's important for young african-americans to understand and know about their culture. >> i think us coming out today for it is a good
. >>> and in sports, the seattle seahawks making a statement, stopping the division rival 49ers 42-13. the rookie russell wilson threw four touchdown passes and hawks ran back and blocked a field goal 90 yards for another score. seattle clinched a playoff place with this. major, major rally. >>> elves and dwavshs. working top cruise at the box office. "the hobbit," earning an estimated 37.6 million. tom cruise's jack reacher simply a no match. a distant and disappointing second place with 16.6 million. and the adult comedy this is 40 opened in third. pulling in $12 million. i have to say ime menwant to set film. >>> victims of newtown, you will hear about the incredible outpouring of support for a community trying to heal. they have raised nearly $3 million so far, dana. >> well, look, that's one phenomenal story and another is christmas miracles. all of them are christmas miracles. wounded veterans who made it home from the front lines. the message for troops still serving overseas, that's next. [ male announcer ] this december, remember you can stay in and share something ♪ or you can get out
game, more than likely seattle if forms hold now, seattle coming here next week, if they were to win sunday night. now if they lose, they would need help. they would need chicago to lose at detroit and minnesota to lose at -- against green bay. it's in minnesota. if those two things happen, and the redskins will know this before they tick off, whether or not they're in the playoffs or if they have to win that game. i think that's a an advantage to the skins. if you know one of those two teams, already lost both their games, we're already in, win, lose or draw. if one of those two teams wins, it's all or nothing comes sunday night. i think ultimately that's the way it will play out. the last time these teams played, down in big d, and i remember sitting in the press box watching the cowboys' defense closely and thinking to themselves, they have no idea how to stop robert griffin iii. none. he went nuts. quarterback rating of 131.8. 19 of 27. 304yards. four touchdowns. four. now, the other guy on the other side, this is one of them here, he's going to roll into the end zone, redskins w
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they are playing against, the seattle see hawks are peeking at right time and r.g. ii is not the same quaterback of last few weeks with the knee injury, it limited him. any were able to pull out the victory but he did not look 100 percent and a team clicking on all cylinders like the seahawks they are primed for a good run. >>trace: but he still looked good. and black monday with seven coaches being fired, i think andy reid goes dot chargeers. >>guest: and someone like smith will land in kansas city or buffalo. some coaches have their pick because they don't have disdain of too many spots they have not succeeded with andy having a great track record. he ran out of steam with the eagles and he will find a job as will suspicious -- will find a job but turner will be looking for a different job after being disappointed multiple times. >>trace: i like patriots and --. >>guest: i go with san francisco and the rookie quaterback and i am not bet against peyton manning, he has been there too many times and he has the home field advantage and the defense, we will see them. >>trace: who is the national ch
tim lincecum. these are the before and after pictures. a seattle hairstylest tweeted that the right hander got his haircut earlier this month and the pictures of him with short hair have been floating around on twitter for several days. by the way, lincecum broke into majors with short hair back in 2007. what do you think? short or long? >> maybe he is a stockbroker in the off season. that's what he looks like. >> looks good. >>> all right. play of the day comes to us from the nba. oklahoma city's kevin durant with a shot off the top of the backboard right into the basket. the three-point play was not enough, though, at thunder fell to the minnesota timberwolves, 99-93. but impressive shot anyway. a little bit of luck there, too. >> play of the day. >>> now it's 25 minutes after 6:00. coming up, a big push to get guns off the streets. san francisco's top cop joins us live in the studio. >> and remembering the students and teachers of sandy hook elementary. the moment of silence for newtown, connecticut. >> reporter: we're live at sfo where we're already getting reports of delays fo
. a bankruptcy court hearing is set for january 11 in seattle so we'll see if mcdreamy ends up in the coffee business. >>> a new hampshire family became instant millionaires over the holiday because of a mistake by a store cashier. the bennett family celebrated their good fortune this week. they won $1.3 million in the mega bucks lottery. it wasn't supposed to happen. scott went to a hillsborough circumstance isle k to purchase a lucky for life ticket but the cashier hit the wrong ticket and gave him a mega bucks ticket instead. >> he had the website on the computer and was staring at both of them and really truly didn't believe it. >> the cashier says she is thrilled with the mistake and the family is thinking about giving her a nice reward for her lucky bit of carelessness. that is a break and a half. >> the nation's largest coffee chain is delivering a message to congress on your coffee cup. that's ahead. but -- >>> the federal fiscal cliff is just days away. so what if we fall off? i'm michael finley. ahead on 7 on your side i will show you how to make the most out of an uncertain financ
from seattle to billings. 38 in the twin city. 70s across the south. >>> time now for our -- boom -- "favorite story of the day." i do love this. anyone who watches the show for a while knows i am a big fan of las vegas. one of the nation's true. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> why am i not surprised? >> willis loves it too. one of the nation's true adult playground to put it mildly. this morning a reason to love sin city even more. >> wham, bam, grand slam. new denny's opened. 24-hour joint. has a full bar. >> mm-hmm. >> and since it's vegas, they also have the obligatory weddle chapel. >> yes, yes, yes. >> they offer a range of wedding packages, some including cake made of denny's pancake puppies. i can't think of anything better. >> anyone who spent time in vegas, tell you at least once, denny's has saved their life. i think, it is only right they expand and make it as big, bold, vegas as it possibly can be. i love it. >> i don't think it's quinn tess enchally vegas. oopz i will go to a denny's anywhere in the country. >> you are a highfalutin like that. but i mean -- >> i am. i love d
, this legislation helps protect the polar sea and ice breaker based in seattle. it helps clean up tsunami debris hitting the west coast and it analyzes the potential of a tar sands super tanker in our waters off of washington state. in october of this year, i visited vigor shipyards in seattle where our heavy-duty ice breaker fleet is serviced. these sheupts are a debt ceiling at that time -- sheupts -- ships of a testament to america's shipbuilding prowess. they are a critical tool for the united states, for our economic security and national security when it documents arctic. you see the ice breakers mean jobs to washington state and that's why in this final package the importance of these ships, these ice breakers, the polar sea was in danger of being scrapped. there is no denying that we need to build a new icebreaker fleet for the future and for our navy arctic mission. but these specialized vessels will take up to ten years to build. so in the meantime, we want to make sure that u.s. companies can continue to do business and keep the arctic operational and running, and so it's very fitting
magnuson's house in seattle reminisce about their days together, and some of those stories i can share on the floor and some i couldn't. but they were longtime friends. and the one story that is written about in warren magnuson's biography by shelby scates is a story about how the two of them, both appropriators, when mount saint helen's grew up, senator magnuson went to senator inouye and said, we need about a billion dollars for the cleanup of mount saint helen's. if you can manly in 198 -- imagine in 1980 what a tremendous amount of money that was. senator inouye's response was, senator magnuson, we have volcanos blowing up all the time in hawaii and we never get a dime. and senator magnuson's response was, just wait, it will be your turn soon. so these are two individuals that forged a relationship, and along with jackson, were some of the big giants of our day in the united states senate. and we certainly in the state of washington benefited greatly from senator inouye's incredible help and support. i know that he traveled to our state many times at my request and participated in
's wrapping up. that's good news, seattle, portland dealing with showers, but northern california drying out little bit. as we head eastbound, two more things. the northeast areas of showers especially across new england and headed to the plains, very warm temperatures in the plains, 80 over in dallas and for tomorrow, that's going to be the story again, so we're going to be looking at basically that continuing warmth across places in the plains, 81 will be the high tomorrow in dallas. >> harris: maria molina, thank you very much. and right now, police are trying to unravel a bizarre scene happening outside a home. the bodies of four people found facedown in the yard. we do know the house is on a street lined with other homes, schools, places of worship, but neighbors say is a safe place. we'll bring you what we're learning. and earlier, a hearing for the man accused in what is believed to be the largest intelligence leak in u.s. history. remember private bradley manning and all of those government secrets that ended up on the internet? now what his defense team wants you to know. stay close
troubles on sunday. from seattle all the with a i to san francisco, the rain and the wind will really slow things up, not only today, tomorrow, but for sunday in the west as well. soledad. >> alexandria steele tonight. ahead, one week after the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary, communities around the country gather for a moment of silence. tonight we'll talk to a long time newtown resident about how the community is coping and four students that survived a similar school shooting in minnesota drove to connecticut to be with the residents of newtown. this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. hurry in for a droid razr m by motorola for $49.99. [ sniffs ] i took dayquil but my nose is still runny. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't treat that. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold tru
of them died. five people killed at the seattle cafe in may. there was the aurora massacre in july. 12 people killed, 58 additional people shot who were not killed. the sikh temple pass killing in oak creek, wisconsin, in august. that was the white supremacist guy. six people were killed in that massacre. the gunman was also killed. in september, the minneapolis sign company with the disgruntled employee. five people shot and killed there the wisconsin spa shooting in october, three people dead there plus the shooter. just this week that mall in clackamas, oregon. two dead plus the shooter. that was tuesday of this week. incidents where someone with firearms kills multiple people. these incidents happen a lot in the united states. and we know that. but in ezra's piece today, we see if you put these shootings in an international context, it is even more striking. if you look internationally at the worst mass shooting incidents of the last 50 years, the worst mass shootings in a civilian context that have happened anywhere in the world over the course of the last half century, 15 of the
out in l.a. >> blast of arctic air hits the upper midwest. fargo barely makes it above zero. seattle and portland in the mid 40s. >>> now we turn to the gun control debate. hundreds marched on the brooklyn bridge here in new york last night to call on congress to do something about gun violence. but the nra said it would fight any limits that lawmakers try to place on gun ownership. the head of the nra renewed his call forearmed officers in schools. and the backlash against assault weapons is continuing. several stores in colorado are no longer selling them. one store owner said he didn't ever want to open a newspaper and find out something he had sold had been used in a tragedy like the one in newtown. the country is so divided on this issue. the polls suggest people want congress to take some action, if nothing more to close loopholes, perhaps ban some of the high capacity magazines. so you think something is going to happen, but you have to wonder if it has the votes in the house to get it passed. even that assault weapons ban from '94 to 2004, even when that passed in the '90s, i
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. your thursday forecast, everybody. we have showers from portland to seattle. up to 8 inches of snow in the cascades and northern rockies. still mild in the nation's midsection. pop-up showers around omaha, nebraska and louisville. scattered showers from the carolina coast through florida. >> 70s from dallas to miami. mostly 40s in the northwest. 77 in phoenix. 37 in billings. >>> 'tis the season for some really funny movies, funny flicks. we want your help to pick the best, "world news now" classic christmas competition. say that five times fast. >> that is a mouthful. >> so get this, logon to our website at and vote. we both look borderline. >> i look cross-eyed. you look constipated. >> too many candy canes. vote early and often. on our facebook page. let us know -- let us know "elf" or "bad santa" or "christmas vacation." let us know! >> we'll reveal the winners later this month and you will like the unveiling process. [ laughter ] >> we will have some fun with it. i know what my pick is. wait to see what america and dozens of viewers have to say about that. >> ameri
maine. a chilly morning from boston to d.c. rain from seattle to portland. up to 10 inches of mountain snow in the cascades. and sierra nevada. >> 40s from seattle to san francisco, 20s from the twin cities to kansas city. and 30s for the midwest and northeast. >>> moving to the other big story, president obama and top lawmakers meet at the white house today on the fiscal cliff. whether they'll be able to reach a compromise is still an open question, but just in case, speaker john boehner has called house members to a rare sunday session. here's abc's jonathan karl with more. >> reporter: president obama cut short his hawaiian vacation, rushing back to washington where storm clouds, real storm clouds are gathering over the capitol. instead of deal making, it's name calling. the top democrat in the senate, accusing the republican speaker of the house of running a dictatorship. they say they haven't given up, but it sounds that way. >> i don't know time wise how it can happen now. >> here we are, once again, at the end of the year, staring at a crisis we should have dealt with literally
? >> this is juniper soda, with cranberry juice. >> there's a company out of seattle. juniper soda, not a lot of sugar. a little bit of cranberries. >> is this rosemary? >> that is rosemary. >> thank you. happy friday, y'all. >> that's good. >> it is good. >> hey, blaise, mocktails. really nice. >> mocktails. >>> also, remember that sneaky snowman we showed during "play of the day" a while back. now, dancing for us here in our studio. turns out we do have a "gma" snowman, who was actually waiting in the loading docks. and ended up surprising a couple folks. >> boo. >> who is that? >> who could have that been? >> i don't know. >> that might have been amy, right? >> yeah. >> poor thing. >> i had my coffee. >> it gets better. it actually gets better. >> when you're the one that's not on the receiving end. punk'd like that. >>> we also have brand-new details from "dancing with the stars" host brooke burke charvet. what she's revealing about her health. it's good news. >>> and it is an emotional, by the way, unprecedented live "gma" event. the soldier who is on the screen right now, who can't hear us, thin
-- in seattle. >>> the reason why sam donaldson was arrested in delaware. >>> also why a plane was filled with 20,000 potatoes. >>> some very cold numbers out there. patchy frost. coming up the one part of the bay area will -- that will be picking up rain showers today. >>> al qaeda is reportedly growing and becoming more powerful in syria. >>> zero dark 30 is getting a lot of criticism from senators. dianne feinstein carl levin and john mccain. the issue themes that show cia officers torturing people. the senators say the film suggests torture led to key information about where bin laden was hiding. something the senators say is not true. the senators have sent a letter to sony pictures saying it should clarify that the role of torture is based on fiction, not facts. zero dark 30 debuted in new york and la. it will have a nationwide release next month. >>> 8:16. right now in washington, house of representatives is special. it's a lot different from what the democrats want -- is in session. it's a lot different from the what the democrats want. >> reporter: we're taking a look at the cap
to work? you look at for instance seattle in 1993, they made condoms available in ten high schools through vending machines and baskets and school clinics and a study actually published six years later showed that condom use not only didn't increase, it decreased. how hopeful are you that this will be different in philadelphia? >> i think if you look at condoms as the only intervention, we're not going to see the right end point so condoms are part of a larger intervention, both to raise awareness about safer sex and to provide obviously a tool if young people are interested in being safer in their sexual behavior. what you have to realize is that ten years ago, we had higher rates of condom use among young people than we currently do. at the same time infection has gone up dramatically in the city so while we don't think condoms are the full answer, we believe they are part of the answer and an important part of that answer as we and pa of the health department and people who educate our children in schools need to pay attention to. >> it is an interesting approach. i wish you the best of
finished what she calls one of the best runs of her life, here at crystal mountain, south of seattle. >> it was amazing. >> reporter: when she looked down and saw the snow moving strangely beneath her. >> i saw a crack. and you hear a little pop when it starts to go. i realized it was an avalanche. it pushed me into a tree. and all of a sudden, i was encased. and i couldn't move. >> reporter: she was buried. her first thought, above everything else, how to breathe. her left hand could move just enough to get the snow away from her mouth. >> my head was down, facing down a little bit. and so, i, like, had to kind of scoop the snow away. i breathed in snow a little bit. that was scary. >> reporter: that's what saved your life, having that left hand free to get a little bit away. >> yeah. i was, like, kind of in a sitting position. and my right arm was stuck out to my side. >> reporter: couldn't move it? >> yeah. couldn't move it. >> reporter: and the second wave hit her. a wave of fear she might not be found. >> i felt very alone. i felt like, you know, this could be it. >> reporter: a
in florida. heavy rain in san francisco. showers and mountain snow in the northwest. >> 40s from seattle, albuquerque. 14 in fargo. 23 in the twin cities. 50s in baltimore, new york. and new orleans. and you've got to hand it to these kids. an entire middle school from an area of houston, texas. ♪ do you ever feel like a paper bag through the wind ♪ >> that's katy perry's big hit "fireworks" and the 900 students of the simpson valley middle school. >> the video is the idea of one teacher who worked with these students for three weeks. coriographing the whole thing. the principal gave everyone an hour to get it done on tuesday. >> they got it done in just two takes and say it's a great builder of school spirit. nicely going. >> i want to do one of those flash mob things. we should do a "world news now" flash mob something. >> let's get real. >> ain't enough diet coke in the world to get this staff to do something like that. >> we've got to try. >> like most things on this show, it ain't in the budget. so do some research, get back to me. >>> coming up next, spicing up your holiday spr
with the catch. what a shot. seahawks win it, seattle is in the playoffs. >> and all that matters. >> norad will be tracking santa claus as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts to girls and boys tonight. >> on "cbs this morning." >> from kabul, afghanistan, happy holidays! "cbs this "cbs this morning." >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm jeff glor with rebecca jarvis charlie rose. gayle king and norah o'donnell are off. >>> on the ground and in the air on this busy day before christmas, there's trouble. >> and the problem is a storm system that hit the west coast over the weekend. now it's moving east threatening to cause problems all week long. anna warner is at dallas/ft. worth airport. anna, good morning. >> reporter: we're seeing a steady stream of travelers on their way to destinations. things on the west coast have cleared up. no major flight delays out there so far, but people heading to other holiday destinations may encounter some trouble. that's because this fast moving storm is heading over the rocky mountains and is expected to drop a lot of
seattle with a chance to clinch the division - and possibly a first round bye the big question is whether defensive tackle justin smith will healthy enough to play. the big question is whether smith will healthy enough to play. smith suffered an elbow injury against the patriots sunday and missed most of the second half. .two days ago it sure seemed like a foregone conclusion smith would be ready to go when coach harbaugh made these comments on knbr radio >> his name is cowboy. >> and i think that we will see the cowboy. >> we like a cowboy he is a settled up. >> saddled--up. well today after smith sat >> out yet another practice harbaugh backed off a little saying he will play, "if it's humanly possible" considering smith hasn't missed a game in 11 years it would have to be a pretty serious injury to keep him out . truth is harbaugh loves to keep people guessing, including opposing coaches so we probaly won't know his status until a few hours before game-time as for the game - the seahawks stadium is the loudest in the league - one >> they are probably going to have the speakers turned
today. davis has a concussion, and with an injured elbow to davis. manning him, for his a seattle on sunday will not be back until next season manning, tore his a c l one- and the niners first round draft pick. he has yet to catch a pass and randy moss and michael crabtree will also be in the mix. >> we are ready and start a great career i am willing roof for ready mawson michael truck tree. i do not want i am willing to-route- he is a great player with the speed, quickness and you want to get the ball in his hands. >> i will maintain my composure. just do what i do best. >> if the niners beat cardinals, they will also have a two-seat. however, to roll pri to seat-a two-seed wild if the niners beat the cardinals. if i could weigh in for just a second it does not make any sense to start however, prior has not palyed much but i say give pryor a shot and the warriors leading the jazz with curry doing well and the clippers won last night over the nuggets and the best team... billy crestal is the biggest fan. newcastel javiar hernandez to give manchester a victory now a 7 point lead fo
matchup in seattle. justin smith has missed practice all week with an injured a elbow which he injured in sunday's win over the patriots. smith has not missed a game in 11 years. >> 49ers the safety dashon goldson is no stranger to in fl funds. he has heard from the league office more than a dozen times and his six year career. gold sun estimates that he has been fined $70,000 just for stocks, pants, and other uniform violations. it was a hit one patriots tight the and karen hernandez that drew the latest with to 1000 find from the league. gold sun plans to appeal the fine. but he does not plan on changing the way that he plays. >> at least one battle in the ongoing mobile phone patent wars have been settled. black berry maker research in motion will continue making payments to phone maker to settle a patent dispute. nokia try to get black berry devices band, after a swedish trevino ruled that our ibm could not sell any products that used nokia technology without paying royalties. the financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but nokia says it is all pending suits in the u.s., t
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